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  1. Dominator / FMX
    Woe is me:( Fed up now, been doing allsorts to the bike including carb and still chugging, erratic running, weak spark and seemingly rich mixture Carb off, intense inspection, clean, change some bits, jets, diaphragm etc Currently on 155 main, 55 slow, small washer under needle New Pulse...
  2. Travel
    Hi are there any GPS experts on the forum? I am planning a trip around the coast of Ireland this year, I'm plotting my route using the on line satmap xpedition software and downloading as GPX Tracks. All well and good so far, after sorting the glitch with satmaps format I import them to...
  3. Transalp
    Bit of a saga this, Bought a genuine honda low seat from ebay and when it turned up it had the part no for a std seat 7720 etc so claimed back and returned it. I then bought a low seat from My local honda dealer, it came in a Box with low seat and the 082 part no on it, inside was a std seat...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    Hi, Think my starter motor has died. Battery & relay are both new and current getting to the motor terminal when pressing the starter button on the handlebars. Removed the starter reduction gearbox cover and the grease is completely emulsified. Has anybody got a motor they could part with, or...
  5. Varadero
    Out on the dero this evening and my indicators started to play up. The flash frequency doubled. I thought I had a blown bulb, they`re fine front and rear. I get three normal flashes then they go 10 to the dozen, left and right.... But with the ignition off everything is fine. Not too happy with...
  6. Transalp
    Hi all, Been lurking here for quite a while now and this site has been an absolute gem of information, but I have a bit of a nightmare on my hands: my engine has seized-up, looks like the front cylinder is to blame. I'm in the process of getting a quote for a rebore, but as a back-up plan I'm...
  7. Transalp
    Hello all. Have a 1988 Transalp which is being used as a winter bike. Owned for 18 months and have to say i have become attached to it. Had just finished gloating about how it had sailed through its second MOT(with me!) when disaster struck. Combined wisdom suggests that a gear selector needs...
  8. Mechanical Advice
    :fish: Hi, A sad tale of a broken exhaust heat guard screw, so drill out and re tap -- then tap breaks off in thread - ooo drat I said. The only way I got it out was to break it up bit by bit. In the end it got pushed right through into down pipe. I now have a number of bit of broken metal...
  9. Dominator / FMX
    Been having some strange starting issues with my '89 dom... Since I bought this a month or so ago I've had some strange experiences with starting and stalling. When starting I have just been getting a clicking noise...no engine turn over, so I've been starting it with the kick (20-30 kicks...
  10. Transalp
    :cool: :( Alas the old girl let me down for the first time this weekend starts her up bursts into life at a mear touch of the start button, but while running noticed lights and indicaters becoming dim, aha I thought better check battery and charging so got back and checked her out, Fine no...
  11. Dominator / FMX
    Looking at the attached pic...can anyone give me an idea of what parts are numbered 25,26,27,28,29? I have a weired problem that has developed over the last day. Sometimes the reaer wheel feels like it is loose :confused: ...I get a shudder/shake from the rear and some horrible clanking. It...
  12. Chatter
    Ow my trusty tranny is due for its mot starting to sweat a bit, and my welder is gettin excited by the prospect of some chassy work :shock: And my xrv is due for its service eek going to be busy :(
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